You’ve always dreamed of having your own business. Being your own boss. Doing it all from changing the water cooler to writing the big checks. But just how do you get from dreaming to living the reality? We’ve all seen it (at least on TV) the brilliant creative has a huge idea, but just can’t seem to get the big wigs with the deep pockets to sign off on it. What if there was a guide or … a coach who could tell what to say, how to say it and when?
Meet Oren Klaff. Consider him the pitch whisperer. The kinda guy who can get from a “no” to a firm “yes” without the stiffs in the room even noticing … well not too much. To date, Klaff has ushered $500+ Million in successful pitches across all types of industries. He just has that super sense to understand where business and human behavior intersect.
What can the rest of us learn from someone like Klaff, the mega investor?
In the meanwhile, here are few pitching tips from Klaff’s site (www.pitchanything.com) to get you started on the right foot:
Frame control: Successful pitches call for a framework. This is how your brain divvies up your power, authority, strength, information, and social status. The moment your frame makes contact with the frame of another business person, there’s a collision. If your frame wins this collision, you will enjoy frame control, where your ideas are accepted (and followed) by others.
Get S.T.R.O.N.G. Setting the Frame Telling the Story Revealing the Intrigue Offering the Prize Nailing the Hookpoint Getting a Decision
A pitch deck: What you chose to cover in your pitch deck is significant. It speeds up your capital raise and protects your price.
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